Unemployment Help

Unemployment Help For those needing unemployment assistance Gov. Beshear said a call center will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. for the next 10 days.“A valid email is required to verify your identity in the new registration process,” Beshear said. “You’ll also need the new eight-digit PIN. That’s what you’ll have to…

Publisher’s Clearing House Scam

Publisher’s Clearing House Scam Police in two Eastern Kentucky counties are sending out an alert to help prevent people from becoming victims of an elaborate scam.Officials with the Hazard Police Department posted it on Facebook Tuesday.In the post, they state two men, identified as Dave Slayer and David Fisher, are traveling around the region…

Terroristic Threat

Terroristic Threat The Harlan County Sheriff’s Office was contacted after a threat was made to a student at Harlan County High School.Deputies began an investigation and a 15-year-old student was taken into custody by the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office. The student was charged with felony terroristic threatening.The student was taken to the Breathitt County…

Preventing COVID-Related Lawsuits

Preventing COVID-Related Lawsuits Kentucky’s governor stood aside and let a bill become law that protects an array of businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits. But he warned Monday that the measure is likely to draw a court challenge.The measure, backed by business interests, became law this past weekend without Gov. Andy Beshear’s signature. A veto would…

Fishes And Loaves Pantry In Need

Fishes And Loaves Pantry In Need With approximately 10 volunteers, Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry in Prestonsburg has helped the community since 1976, but recently there’s been an increase of new faces reach out for help.“We have a lot of the flood victims come and ask us for help now,” said Site Manager Ronald…

Unemployment Processing Help

Unemployment Processing Help After shutting the Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance system down on Thursday, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced the system will be back live on Tuesday to help the more than 300,000 people who need their PIN numbers reset.Gov. Beshear said a call center will be open from 7 a.m. until 9…

Take Back Day Coming

Take Back Day Coming Baptist Health Corbin is gearing up for its 20th annual Take Back Day, where anyone can dispose of unused prescription drugs.Kristin Cox is a pharmacist with the facility and she is calling on everyone to fight against the ongoing opioid crisis.“This is a great opportunity to bring your unwanted and…

Pikeville Dispatchers Are Heroes

Pikeville Dispatchers Are Heroes Dispatchers at the Pikeville Public Safety Office, as well as many other local and nationwide dispatchers, are being recognized this week as part of National Public Safety Telecommunicator’s Week.9-1-1 Public Safety Director Paul Maynard stressed the importance of dispatchers in the community and the duties they have to protect and…

Restrictions Ending Soon

Restrictions Ending Soon Governor Andy Beshear just announced that when 2.5 million Kentuckians have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, restrictions will be removed.The restrictions to be removed include capacity restrictions, physical distancing requirements for nearly all venues, events and businesses that cater to 1,000 or fewer people.According to Beshear,…

New Wildlife Management Area

New Wildlife Management Area A new wildlife management area has opened in eastern Kentucky.The Ross Creek Wildlife Management Area spans nearly 1,000 acres (405 hectares) across a bend in the Kentucky River near Lock and Dam 13 in Estill and Lee counties, the Department for Fish and Wildlife Resources said in a statement.The former…